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Why the Air Force wants to cut dozens of A-10s, everyone’s favorite close air support aircraft
How the Air Force turns a combat-ready F-16 into a high-flying Thunderbirds act
"We learned so much institutional knowledge by building the aircraft ourselves."
This everyday piece of hardware crashed an $11 million drone
A loose washer made the Reaper's ground control station send out erroneous commands while on a mission.
Air Force spends $60 million to defeat its nemesis: rust
“One of the most important ways to help extend the life of an aircraft is to prevent damage from corrosion and erosion."
Navy’s newest aircraft carriers have clogged toilets that cost $400k to fix, report says
Unexpected and frequent clogging means the Navy needs to flush each aircraft carrier’s sewage system with a $400k acid wash.
‘It’s necessary, but it’s pretty miserable’ – How the Navy spends $3 billion a year busting rust
“Busting rust is nobody's favorite thing to do."
One airman’s bright idea could save the Air Force millions in maintenance costs. Now, the branch wants more ideas like it.
"We're just excited to bring [the innovation lab] to our airmen ... Even if they have a problem, we want them to come talk to us."
An Air Force private housing company faked its maintenance records to get millions of dollars in bonuses
“We fudged the numbers, and even now it’s not easy to say that. I hate to admit it.”
How an Arizona aircraft graveyard saves taxpayers millions of dollars in spare parts ever year
As boneyards go, this place is pretty lively. Before many Tucsonans have even started their morning commute, a pair of...
The Navy reportedly asked Carnival Cruise Line for help with its ongoing aircraft carrier maintenance issues
Navy officials reportedly enlisted the help of executives with the Florida-based Carnival Cruise Line to find solutions for its ongoing maintenance and readiness issues that have stranded a majority fo the service's aircraft carriers in non-deployable status
‘We’ve invested $13 billion in a nuclear-powered berthing barge’ —Lawmaker blasts Navy over carrier maintenance delays
The USS Gerald R Ford was supposed to deploy last year, but now the Navy says it might not be ready until 2024
10 Companies Actively Hiring Military Maintenance Experts
Like any ship, building, ground vehicle or aircraft, corporate America needs individuals schooled in the art and science of maintenance....